News releases from Walgreens
Walgreens Encourages High School Students Nationwide to Express Themselves in 12th Annual Expressions by Walgreens Competition
January 25, 2022
Walgreens invites high school students across the nation to make their submissions for the 12th Annual Expressions by Walgreens competition. The contest awards monetary prizes in three categories...
Walgreens announced today that it will hold a Supplier Diversity Summit during the ECRM Supplier Diversity Week.
Walgreens and VillageMD Expand in Arizona with Eight New Full-Service, Primary Care Practices Opening in Tucson
January 20, 2022
Walgreens Boots Alliance and VillageMD will open eight new Village Medical at Walgreens primary care and pharmacy practices in the Tucson area.
Walgreens Launches COVID-19 Index to Advance Rapid Detection of Omicron and Track Variant Activity by State
January 19, 2022
The Walgreens COVID-19 Index is among the first to uniquely identify the spread of current and emerging variants in near real-time.
Walgreens and Faith for Black Lives Launch 10-State Effort Aimed at Vaccinating the Nation’s Youth
December 17, 2021
Walgreens and Faith for Black Lives have launched a national effort to provide vaccine literacy and COVID vaccines at church-based events.
Walgreens is Ready to Help Last-Minute Shoppers This Holiday Season
December 17, 2021
This holiday season is sure to bring many joyous occasions, it can also be a time filled with stress-inducing last-minute to-dos. Walgreens has its customers covered with fast shopping services to ease...
Walgreens and VillageMD Opening Nine Full-Service, Primary Care Practices in San Antonio
December 15, 2021
Walgreen and VillageMD will open nine Village Medical at Walgreens primary care practices over the next year.
Walgreens and Mental Health America Team Up to Raise Funds and Provide Mental Health Support This Holiday Season
December 06, 2021
This December, Walgreens and Mental Health America (MHA) are teaming up to provide support for mental health this holiday season. Together, Walgreens and MHA are asking people to donate to a virtual...
Walgreens Now Providing All COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters for Individuals Ages 18 and Older
November 19, 2021
Walgreens announced today that all individuals over the age of 18 can now receive a Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine booster in stores nationwide. This follows the Food and Drug...
Walgreens Prescription Savings Club Offers Steep Savings on Viatris’ Long-Acting Insulin
November 18, 2021
Walgreens will offer Viatris’ long-acting interchangeable Insulin Glargine (insulin glargine-yfgn) injection through the Prescription Savings Club.
Walgreens Announces Thanksgiving Hours
November 18, 2021
On Thanksgiving Day, most Walgreens stores will be open with adjusted operating hours from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. for customers’ last minute essential and healthcare needs. 24-hour Walgreens locations and...
Walgreens and VillageMD Expand in Texas with More Than 20 New Full-Service, Primary Care Practices Opening in Dallas Over the Next Year
November 16, 2021
Announcement for Walgreens and VillageMD planning to open more than 20 new primary care practices in the Dallas area over the next year.
Walgreens Honors Veterans, Active Duty Military and Their Families with Veterans Day Discount Thursday, Nov. 11 through Sunday, Nov. 14
November 08, 2021
To celebrate the service and commitment of the nation’s military and honor the men and women who serve the country, Walgreens is offering a four-day in-store discount to all veterans and active duty...
Walgreens to Provide Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines to Children Ages 5 to 11 at Select Stores Nationwide Beginning Saturday
November 03, 2021
Walgreens will begin administering Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5 to 11 in thousands of stores nationwide beginning Saturday, Nov. 6. This follows the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
Walgreens Now Offering Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Nationwide
October 22, 2021
Walgreens announced today that eligible individuals can now receive Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine booster shots in stores.
Walgreens Flu Index Shows Flu Activity Is Up 23 Percent Compared to Last Flu Season as People Return to More In-Person Activities
October 18, 2021
Today Walgreens launches its Walgreens Flu Index® for the 2021-2022 season to help communities track flu activity in their area and serve as a reminder to get an annual flu shot. Returning for its...
Walgreens Announces Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Now Available Nationwide for Eligible Individuals
September 24, 2021
Walgreens announced today that eligible individuals can now receive Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccinations in stores nationwide, following Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Emergency Use Authorization...
Walgreens Announces New Bonuses and Rewards to Further Support and Recognize Team Members
September 17, 2021
Walgreens continues to introduce new programs to support and recognize the extraordinary work of team members by announcing new bonuses and rewards for pharmacy teams:
Walgreens Mobile Clinic Administers COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines at Historically Black College and University Events
September 09, 2021
Walgreens HBCU mobile clinic tour builds upon previous success taking COVID-19 vaccines into rural communities and medically underserved areas.
Walgreens and VillageMD Expand in Arizona with 22 Full-Service, Primary Care Practices Opening by End of Year
September 09, 2021
Walgreens and VillageMD are opening 22 full-service Village Medical at Walgreens primary care clinics in the Phoenix area this calendar year.
Scarlet™, a New Bank Account and Debit Mastercard®, Launches Exclusively at Walgreens, Promotes a Path to Financial Health, Earns Rewards on Purchases at Walgreens and Beyond
September 02, 2021
Walgreens and InComm Payments™, a leading global payments technology company, today announced the launch of Scarlet1, a bank account and debit card powered by Mastercard and issued by MetaBank®,...
Walgreens Increases Starting Wage for Hourly Team Members
August 31, 2021
Walgreens is further investing in its hourly team members who provide trusted care and services in communities across the U.S. Walgreens will increase the starting hourly wage for all team members to...
Walgreens is now offering flu shots for everyone ages 3 and up by walk-in or appointment at more than 9,000 store locations nationwide to help protect communities from vaccine-preventable illnesses...
Walgreens Launches Industry-First myWalgreens Credit Card Program – The Credit Card That Pays Well to Stay Well®
August 16, 2021
Walgreens (Nasdaq: WBA) today introduced the new myWalgreens Credit Card program, featuring two industry-first retail health and wellness credit cards, issued by Synchrony Bank (NYSE: SYF). The...
Walgreens Surpasses 29 Million COVID-19 Vaccinations Administered, Implements New Policies to Continue to Lead Fight Against Pandemic
August 04, 2021
As a leading healthcare company, Walgreens announced today it has administered more than 29 million COVID-19 vaccinations across the U.S., as demand has increased more than 30 percent in some key areas...
Walgreens and VillageMD to Open 29 Full-Service Primary Care Practices in Texas This Year
July 08, 2021
Walgreens and VillageMD announce plans to open 29 new Village Medical at Walgreens practices in Houston, Austin and El Paso this year.
Walgreens Expands Same Day Prescription Delivery
July 08, 2021
Walgreens announced today expansion of same day prescription delivery* as another way for customers to get the medications they need when, where and how it is most convenient to them. The service is...
Walgreens Honors Veterans, Active Duty Military and Families with Weekend Discount in Honor of Independence Day
June 30, 2021
To honor the service and sacrifices of Americans who served in the armed forces, Walgreens is offering a weekend Independence Day discount to all veterans, active duty military personnel and their...
Individuals Getting COVID-19 Vaccines at Walgreens to Receive $25 in Walgreens Cash Rewards
June 22, 2021
Beginning today, customers getting a COVID-19 vaccination at Walgreens will receive $25 in Walgreens Cash rewards.*
As part of the Biden Administration’s National Month of Action, Walgreens will extend pharmacy hours of operation each Friday in June to provide those who may have limited time the additional...